Correlational findings

Study Chow (2012): study CA Calgary, Alberta 2007

65+aged Chinese migrants, Calgary, Canada, 2007
Survey name:
Unnamed study
N = 127
Non Response:
Interview: face-to-face
Interviews were conducted at immigrants' place of residence by trained, bilingual interviewers employing a structured questionnaire .These interviews were conducted in English or a Chinese dialect (e.g., Cantonese, Mandarin, or Taishanese) spoken by the participants. The average length of the interviews was 30 min, with a range from 20 min to nearly an hour.


Authors's label
Physical mobility
Our Classification
N1: 98, 77.8%
Self report on the question whether respondents required the use of special equipment or devices such as wheelchair, cane or walker to get around.
1: no aids required
0: other

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-?-sq-v-5-a Beta = -.23 p < .05 Beta controled for:
- Socio-economic status
  - age
  - gender
  - marital status
  - financial need
- migration history
  - country of origin
  - length of residence in Canada
- Health
  - medication use
  - perceived needs for services
- Social network
- quality of neighbouhood
- Psychological well-being